Next screening of Britishness 21st Nov, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield. More here

about

 

Eelyn Lee is an award-winning artist and filmmaker who has exhibited across UK including Barbican, Tate Modern, National Portrait Gallery and Whitechapel Gallery as well as internationally in Paris, Berlin, Bogotá and Toronto.

Eelyn’s socially engaged practice combines collective research, devised theatre, screen writing and filmmaking to create frameworks for ensembles of collaborators to work together. Her Chinese/English heritage motivates her interest in race, identity and ’othering’. She is currently developing two narrative feature films that explore empire and race with a twist on the western, horror and sci fi genres.

Recent commissions include The River Project, an exploration of monsters, fear and the gothic, and a creative documentary about Britishness.

Eelyn co-founded Social Art Network who in 2018 convened the Social Art Summit, an artist-led review of socially engaged arts practice in UK and Beyond.

That we would see something translated so profoundly from a theatrical space to a cinematic one in just a handful of days is really extraordinary... A wonderful paradox."

Gareth Evans, film curator (Whitechapel Gallery) on Monster

News

IMAGE Britishness to Premiere at Off the Shelf Festival

Friday, 20 September 2019
The whole team involved in this creative documentary are excited to announce that Britishness will have it's public premiere at Sheffield's Off the Shelf festival on Sunday 20th Oct at 12.00 noon. The... Read More...

IMAGE Special Industry Screening of Britishness

Friday, 13 September 2019
It's great that the Independent Cinema Office [ICO] have programmed Eelyn's latest film, Britishness for their upcoming I.D. Screening Days event taking... Read More...

IMAGE Q&A with Eelyn Lee at Showroom Cinema, Sheffield

Friday, 06 September 2019
Join Eelyn Lee for the Black Arts World: Slate Weekeneder at the Showroom Cinema, Sheffiled, where she will be doing a Q&A with curator Melanie Abrahams. Melanie has programmed two of Eelyn's short films - Read More...